The Yugao Chapter from The Tale of Genji

Yoshitoshi, Taiso, 1839-1892

The Yugao Chapter from The Tale of Genji
  • Artist : Yoshitoshi, Taiso, 1839-1892
  • Date : 1885
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 270415
  • Condition : Faint toning at front margins; album backing
  • Dimensions : 12 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches
  • SOLD

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Yoshitoshi, Taiso, 1839-1892

N.: Tsukioka (originally Yoshioka) Kinzaburo. F.N.: Yonejiro. Go: Gyokuoro, Ikkaisai, Kaisai, Oju, Sokatei, Yoshitoshi. (After 1873 changed his family anme to Taiso.) Ukiyo-e printmaker and leading ukiyo-e print artist of the Meiji Era. Lived in Tokyo. Pupil of Utagawa Kuniyoshi; also studied with Kikuchi Yosai and was adopted by Tsukioka Sessai. In the 1870s worked as a newspaper illustrator. Author of many series of prints depicting bijin, aspects of the moon, historical heroes. In.....

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